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President Obama: Orlando shooting 'an act of terror and hate'

June 12, 2016
President Obama called the shooting at a gay club in Orlando that left at least 50 people dead "an act of terror and an act of hate." "Attacks on any American, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation is an attack on all of us," he said.

The General Election Begins: Clinton clinches nomination, Obama endorses and Trump criticized by GOP leaders

June 10, 2016
Hillary Clinton makes history, Bernie Sanders keeps fighting and Donald Trump takes fire
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Obama Endorses Clinton; Sanders Continues Campaign

June 10, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama formally endorsed Hillary Clinton in a video released Thursday, hours after a meeting with Clinton’s opponent, who said he is taking his presidential bid to the end of the primary calendar next Tuesday.
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How Obama & Clinton found Unity for Democrats

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June 27, 2008
Less than three weeks after Hillary Clinton ended her 2008 presidential campaign, she stood on a stage with Barack Obama in Unity, New Hampshire, in an effort to bring the Democratic Party together after a bruising primary fight. Now, eight years later, Clinton once again wants to bring Democrats together after a long primary campaign. Only this time its her campaign that came out on top.
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Barack Obama’s Chief Campaign Mission: Uniting the Democratic Party

June 6, 2016
Carol Lee | The Wall Street Journal
As the Democratic primary approaches its final contests, aides to President Barack Obama say the party’s top surrogate is eager to quickly step into what he sees as his chief role heading into the July convention: uniting the supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.

The Trumpian campaign, California dreaming and America's standing in the world

June 3, 2016
The stakes are high for Clinton, Sanders and Trump heading into the California primary.
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Stagnant Pay Says It All

June 3, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Plenty of American workers, fearful about their financial well-being and their perch in the middle class, believe that economists, politicians and President Obama have it wrong.
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